DESCRIPTION OF AWARDS
The Garfield Weston Merit Scholarship for Colleges (GWMSC) program will distribute the following awards to students entering their 1st year of college studies in Canada for use during the 2006-07 academic year:
- Up to 25 GWMSC National Awards which comprise: a tuition waiver from a consortium college renewable for one or two additional years; an $8,000 stipend renewable for one or two additional years; and access to summer program funding.
- Up to 18 GWMSC Regional Awards which comprise:a $4,000 one-year scholarship.
- Up to 15 GWMSC Provincial Awards which comprise:a $2,500 one-year scholarship.
In order to be eligible for a GWMSC entrance award, a student must:
A GWMSC Scholar is an outstanding college student who is:
NATIONAL SCHOOLLEADERSHIP AWARD
The $1000 National School Leadership Award, initiated in 2003 and funded by The W. Garfield Weston Foundation, is awarded to every high school which nominates a GWMSC National Award recipient. This award recognizes the essential contributions schools make in the development of young leaders and is intended to be used in the continuing development of leadership-based programs in your school.